Pantech Discover

81
Engadget
Score
81

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Pantech Discover review: a budget phone has never looked so premium

Summary

Thanks to its solid build and premium components, the Discover is the best phone in its price range on AT&T.

Pros
  • Nice display
  • Solid performance
  • Outside-the-box design
  • Affordable price
Cons
Pantech Discover review: a budget phone has never looked so premium

Watch out, folks: Pantech is moving up the AT&T food chain. Once known in the US as little more than a budget brand, the Korean company is learning that it's possible to push out a device with premium components without increasing the going price (while choosing an outside-the-box design at the same time). The latest piece of evidence supporting this is the Discover, a $50 smartphone with enough trimmings to turn some heads. But will the phone set a new precedent for its pricing tier, or is it just blindly checking off items on a spec sheet to-do list? Follow us after the break and find out.

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Scores

Engadget

81
 

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Breakdown

Reception and call quality
8.3
Display
7.7
Battery life
7.3
Camera
6.9
Ease of use
7.3
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Specs

Discover

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4.8 inches
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Specs

Discover

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4.8 inches
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